Quick Answer: How Old Do Pandas Live?





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How long do pandas live in captivity?

30 years

What is the oldest living panda?

The oldest panda ever in captivity is Jia Jia, a female giant panda, born in 1978. Jia Jia arrived at Ocean Park Hong Kong in March 1999 and remained there until passing away on 16 October 2016 at the age of 38. The average lifespan of giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is 18-20, in the wild, and 30 in captivity.

Where does a panda live?

Giant pandas live in a few mountain ranges in central China, in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces. They once lived in lowland areas, but farming, forest clearing and other development now restrict giant pandas to the mountains.

How old do red pandas live?

14 years